Last year household refuse increased by 23,800 tons (7.3%) to total to almost 350,000 tons.
National Office Statistics show that the great increases were from kitchens and canteens, bulk and mixed refuse.
Refuse gatherings show that the collection or organic refuse increased by 3.5 times over the previous year, 2018. There was also a notable increase of refuse in grey bags. Resultantly there was a decrease in refuse in black bags.